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An My Village thrives without hotels

An My Village thrives without hotels

Hoi An, a UNESCO World Heritage site, charms visitors with its picturesque riverside, brightly coloured old houses; great street food; fine-art galleries and rural villages.

Da Nang geared toward being world’s next top golf destination

Da Nang geared toward being world’s next top golf destination

The growing interest in central Vietnam’s potential to become the world’s next great golf destination was on display earlier this week, when the first of two major golf conferences scheduled for Da Nang this year took place in and around the budding beach city.

Ha Tinh: Rare woodblocks to be preserved

Ha Tinh: Rare woodblocks to be preserved

Central Ha Tinh province has planned different solutions to preserve and promote the Phuc Giang School’s woodblocks, following their recognition in May as UNESCO World Heritage at the seventh Memory of the World Committee for Asia and Pacific summit.

Hanoi emerging as a destination for foodies

Hanoi emerging as a destination for foodies

In the quest for the best pho, bun cha and more in this culinary capital, look for the stands favored by elderly Vietnamese - they know quality when they taste it. Along the way, you'll find religion, history, art and the theater of daily life.

Cruising the dream in Vietnam

Cruising the dream in Vietnam

A journey through the Southeast Asian country of Vietnam is a thrilling experience, as Herald reporter Rosa Studholme found out when she travelled there last month.